Your wedding is just a few days away and you still haven’t figured out exactly what you want to express to the person you are about to marry! Even though you want a vow that is unique, but you cannot come up with the right words, worry not, we are here to help you find the right words. There are hundreds of beautiful and unconventional wedding vows out there to choose from that are written by leading couples for their wedding ceremonies, ranging from the simple to the poetic. If you are considering making a vow to your other half, we hope that this selection provides inspiration for you. After all, love runs deep, but your promises to each other don’t need to be.
Traditional Wedding Vows
Firstly, let’s take a look at a traditional approach to saying “I do” before we move on to a more contemporary approach.
My lawfully wed wife and husband, on this day forward, I take you to be my most beloved spouse, for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, for love and cherishment for as long as we both will live. We are here to make your life easier. We have prepared a list of contemporary vows that you can use on your special day.
There’s only one reason for me to live – you!
The reason I saw you all those years ago, is the same reason I see you today, each and every day. My life has never been better and I am so glad today to be with you! Wherever the road may lead me, I will always know that as long as you are there, I am closer to where I belong. I found you !I feel more loved and more blessed by you than I could have ever imagined. During both good and bad times in my life, I pledged to dedicate my life to you, so that we may share them together.
This is just the beginning of our journey!
You can always count on me to care for you, to connect with you, to comfort you, and to celebrate with you. We share many values, aspirations, and plans which enthuse me about our future together. It will be a pleasure to embark on this adventure together with you. The entire time we spend together will be cherished as I will be by your side no matter what the future may bring to you. In the world in which we live, it is rare to find someone who embraces all of my characteristics and who adds so much to the quality of our lives.
It’s just you, no one else !
It is my choice that you be no other than yourself, loving everything I know of you and trusting what I don’t know about you at the same time. In times of pleasure and in times of sorrow, I promise to laugh with you and endure with you. In a relationship, you are an individual, a partner, an equal, and I respect you for that. I am committed to loving you for the rest of my life and for the rest of my days.
I like you the way you are!
Regardless of the fact that you may be odd or weird, I will always accept you. I’ve fallen in love with your qualities, your peculiarities, and your way of seeing the world. The first thing I will promise you is to treat you as a person with your own interests, desires, and needs, and to take into account that they may be different from mine, but no less important. Assuring you, I will come alongside you and share with you the future and all it holds, giving and receiving and we will both speak and listen. My commitment to you is that I will work hard to build a strong life with you, combining kindness, honesty, and trust.
Until the end of time, forever and ever!
As a true and faithful partner, from this day forward, I promise to be there with you, no matter what the circumstance in life may be. It does not matter how many joys and sorrows you experience, how good or bad things are in your life, how healthy or infirm you may be; I will always be there for you, to comfort you, love you, honour and cherish you, now and forevermore.
Life is a dream we both desire to live together!
In my opinion, you are one of the best friends I could have. Despite the fact that I love you completely with all of my heart, and as we stand here in front of our family and friends, this is the happiest day I have ever had. My greatest desire is not only to share my future with you, but also to share my triumphs and my challenges, my joys and my sorrows as well. With us, I know we are both capable of achieving the kind of life we both want.
Choosing you is my choice!
The three words that make me feel the strongest about you are ‘I love you.’. As I stand here today before you, I would like to tell you that I have chosen you as my life partner. You are the only person I would prefer to have as my partner because there isn’t anyone else. Having you as my companion will make me very happy. As someone I choose to look after, I choose you. It is with you that I choose to start a family. You are the one I choose to grow with. Love will last a lifetime for me if I choose you.
You’re My Love, you’re My Life!
With my whole heart, I take you as my partner, acknowledging your strengths and accepting your faults, as you do mine. I promise to be faithful and supportive and to make our love and happiness a priority. You are my person, my love and my life, today and always. I will be yours in plenty and in want, in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, in failure and in triumph.
I Give to You Today and Everyday!
When life appears easy and when it seems hard, when our love is simple, and when it seems as though it is an effort, I promise that I will love you no matter what the situation is. It is with great pleasure that I extend my hand and my heart to you today. You will find me encouraging and inspiring you, making you laugh, as well as providing comfort in times of distress and hardship. You will always be held in the highest regard by me and I will cherish you more than anything else in my life. The devotion I give you today and every day is an offering of love, a commitment made in faith, and something that is eternally renewed every day.
At All Times
I promise to be your lover, companion, and friend forever. My entire life will be devoted to you, in adventure, mischief planned by you, disappointment endured by you, strength when you need it, even in the most unlikely scenarios, and in all I encounter.
Being with you is a blessing
I did not need you to complete me. What I really wanted was someone who would accept me completely. You are that one. The desire you have shown to make this happen makes me very proud. My vow is to listen to and learn from you. The joys and sorrows of your life will be shared with me. The importance of our differences is just as great as our shared values. You will always be my best friend and I am so lucky to have you as a friend. In future, I will do all I can to make you proud.
Heart to Heart
Your arms are where I belong. In my new home, I feel completely at ease, without a care in the world. It’s a happy and fun place, yet it’s spacious enough for me to move around freely, to live my life and be me. My search has finally yielded this wonderful, never before believed to exist, place. The warmth of your arms, the warmth of your heart, the warmth of your love.
Rather than promises, there are privileges
We are privileged to exchange these vows with each other! Rather than seeing them as promises, I see them as privileges. My greatest joy is getting to share in your laughter and tears, care for you, and care about you. My life will be full of you for the rest of my days. Honoring and cherishing you is not my obligation – I get to. It is a tremendous gift.
The way it was meant to be
You can expect from me a lot and I will ask for nothing more than you can provide. Your wants, desires, and needs are just as important to me as mine, so I pledge to respect you as a person. My commitment to our relationship is to give joy, strength, and imagination to everything we do together. You will have access to my innermost feelings, fears, and secrets through the window of my world, and I promise to remain open to you. We will grow together, to keep our relationship exciting and alive, by being willing to face changes together. The only way I know how to love you is with all that I have, with all my heart and all I feel inside.
It’s Always Good To Be With You
It is my great joy to love you for the person you are becoming as well as for who you have already become. Whenever I am with you, I am not only loving you for who you are, but also for myself.
From Now On
This ring represents my promise to you to never walk alone from now on. You are welcome to shelter in my arms and to call my heart your home.
What the word ‘I Love You’ Actually Means
When I say, “I love you,” I mean that I accept you just as you are, and I do not want to change you into someone else. You can count on me even during bad times because I love you. Love is such a powerful force that you need to show it even when you are in a bad mood, or unable to do what you want to do. Love means being there for you even when you’re down and not just when you’re fun to be with. When I say that I love you, I am telling you that I know your deepest secrets and I am not going to judge you for them, and I am asking the same of you. My love for you reflects my determination to keep what we have and my desire to fight for what we have.
On this day, I married my best friend
In a few hours, I will be married to my best friend, the one I laughed and cried with, the one I have learned from and shared with. She/He is the one I want to support, encourage and give myself to throughout all of our time together. It is with great joy that I marry my beloved today.
Through each day
The richest of all the things of life, all wealth and gold, nor the easiest path to avoid change, or to escape the ravages of aging or rising old, are not the promises I can make to you. I can promise you my heart’s devotion, a smile to wipe away your tears of sorrow, a love that endures and grows with time, and a hand to hold through each day.
The Person I Love the Most.
While I cannot promise never to be angry and always to be kind, I can promise to be honest and loyal with you. Dear, you have no idea what you are letting yourself in for – it’s only the beginning… Yet, I am still the one you want to be with, and you are the one I want to be with- I am sure of that today and forever! Throughout my life, you have been my best friend, my lover, my home, and the person I’ve always wanted to be close to. The most important thing in my life is making you happy. You can count on me today and ever…
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